We can’t skip steps on the road to a COVID-19 vaccine

We can’t skip steps on the road to a COVID-19 vaccine

The pharmaceutical company Moderna started the last, longest step in the process of testing its COVID-19 vaccine candidate at the end of July — a Phase 3 clinical trial. It’s an enormous undertaking: their goal is to recruit 30,000 people, inject some of them with an experimental vaccine and then follow each and every one … Read more

Honda recalls 608,000 vehicles for faulty software

Honda recalls 608,000 vehicles for faulty software

Honda is recalling 608,000 vans and SUVs because of faulty software that can, among other things, cause the backup camera to fail and the driver display to malfunction or reboot. The recalls will begin on September 23rd. Certain 2018-2020 Odysseys, 2019-2020 Passports, and 2019-2021 Pilots were outfitted with “[i]ncorrect instrument panel control module software” that … Read more

Sen. Ron Wyden says Trump’s FCC Section 230 shuffle is a ‘disaster’

Sen. Ron Wyden says Trump’s FCC Section 230 shuffle is a ‘disaster’

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) says President Donald Trump’s recent handling of Federal Communications Commission nominations is a “disaster.” Earlier this week, the Trump administration withdrew the nomination of Republican FCC commissioner Michael O’Rielly, shortly after O’Rielly criticized an executive order demanding that the agency unilaterally revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. In an … Read more

How to register to vote

How to register to vote

Voting gives eligible American citizens a small but meaningful voice in choosing the people who will represent them and make decisions and laws for their country. Unfortunately, the processes of registering to vote in the United States can get a little bit complicated, and it can differ depending on what state you live in. To … Read more

NFL player gets second-most famous Halo tattoo

NFL player gets second-most famous Halo tattoo

George Kittle, tight end for the San Francisco 49ers, dropped into a tattoo parlor near his Iowa home to get inked with a tribute to his favorite game franchise. Kittle is very proud of it, but he seems not to know this is the second greatest Halo tattoo of all time. We’ll grant him the … Read more